Starting a business is exciting—and scary. There are lots of potential rewards in striking out on your own, both personal and professional. But there are risks and crucial decisions you’ll need to make to ensure you maximize your potential for success. You will need to come up with a business plan, secure financing, choose your business structure, and take care of many other legal and business matters before you open your doors for business.
At Nolo’s Smallbusinesslawfirms.com website, you’ll find lots of free legal information, resources, and helpful books and forms so you get off to the right start with your new business. You’ll also find information about local small business attorneys if you decide you need professional help.